Building on a distinguished academic performance at Duke University School of Law, including tenures as editor-in-chief of the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy and lead editor of the Duke Forum for Law and Social Change, Kara Ford joined Sutherland in 2012 as a member of the Litigation Practice Group. She focuses primarily on commercial, complex business and financial services litigation.
Kara worked with Sutherland as one of the participants in the firm’s 2011 Summer Associate Program. She gained important legal experience before that by interning for the Office of the Georgia Capital Defender in 2010. During her internship, she researched the constitutionality of the Georgia Supreme Court’s mandatory proportionality review of death sentences.
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